Poas Volcano National Park is placed in Costa Rica, in province of Alajuela, 67 km from city of San Jose. Parkland was grounded in 1971. Main attraction of parking area is alive volcano Poas. Its height is 2708 metres higher up low-lying, diameter of chief crater – 1320 m, depth – 300 m. Natural process has been known since 1747, last major eruption came in 1910, 1952 and 1954, with 1989 scientists record increased natural action of Costa Rica tours best, accompanied by release of gases and steam from fumaroles located in crater. Crater is filled with water containing a large amount of sulfuric acid, and constant gas emissions have led to frequent acid rains in area. In addition to active crater of extinct volcano has several, one of them located on sourn slope, a lake Laguna Botos. Water in it, because of high acidity, a jade color in lake animal and plant life there, but on banks, overgrown with tropical forest, found a large number of exotic birds – hummingbirds, quetzal, toucans, parrots, Tanager and ors ( about 79 species of birds). In National Park there are four natural habitat – tropical, cloud, squat and tropical moist forests. In tropical forests of park inhabited by rabbits, coyotes, weasels, skunks, squirrels, porcupines.
Arenal acting andesitic volcano in North America, located in province of Alajuela. It is highest mountain, is absolutely correct conical shape. Costa Rica tours best rest – Arenal is illuminated at night and during eruption illuminates surroundings.
Nearby is more ancient dome Chato, a height of 1100 meters, on top of which is a lake with a diameter of 500 m, which appeared as a result of eruption, which occurred 38,000 years ago. Earliest eruption on Arenal took place about 7,000 years ago with Chato volcano and lasted 35 years. Arenal is characterized by explosive eruptions that occur intermittently every few hundred years.
Located about 90 km north-west of San Jose. Altitude – 1670 meters. Before July 29, 1968 volcano was considered to be asleep – he had not erupted for 400 years. In summer of 1968 in area of volcano was an earthquake, then volcano woke up and began to erupt. After this eruption on Arenal formed several new craters with a diameter of several to 30 meters. Last volcanic activity was recorded in period from July 2008 to September 2010. then came a moderate emission of lava and pyroclastic flows. At the end of July 2011, scientists recorded a slight smoke screen on top of Arenal. Surroundings are rich in flora and Arenal are covered with thick forest vegetation.
River Rio Celeste – a real jewel of National Volcanic Park Reserve Tenorio in Costa Rica tours best rest exciting. This river – a wonderful and very beautiful natural phenomenon. A feature of is its color – water in river is bright blue, like tinted paint. This amazing shade of river gives it dissolved calcium carbonate reacts with volcanic sulfur. As a result of complex chemical reactions in water is colored deep blue color which contrasts very effectively with area where river – banks of Rio Celeste entirely gray because of volcanic ash. River looks very nice, it is not surprising that it is main attraction of natural park Tenorio. No in and around Rio Celeste, too, is something to see – close by are two active volcanoes, a lot of hot springs, rivers and waterfalls. Most of territory is covered Tenorio dense tropical forest, making park an ideal place for eco-tourism.
Mnteverde Reserve, located at an altitude of over 1,400 meters of volcanic Cordilleras Tilaran, celebrated worldwide as unitary of richest furious living asylums in tropical zone. Costa Rica tours best rest exciting cheap includes 6 several natural districts. Forests of Monteverde is house to about 400 species of birdies, admitting famous quetzal bird – sacred chick of Maya, about a hundred species of mammals, 120 species of amphibians and reptilians and about 2,500 species of floras, attracts lovers of tropical beauty. White, purple and yellow orchid over 400 species gracefully entwine trunks and arms of exotic trees. Foggy wood park in speeded up rhythm causes heart to beat biologists, ornithologists and ordinary citizens. Park has opportunity to walk through suspension bridges, and for fans of extreme sports – become like Tarzan. To do this, wanting to hang on long metal cables stretched for hundreds of meters above jungle, which allows to look at beauty of national park with altitude, sometimes reaching up to 40 meters above ground. Traveler clod in protective equipment, is suspended from carabiner to rope, and “hero” is flying over peaks, enjoying views of rainforest, and watching close for its inhabitants. In vicinity of reserve there are many hotels (lodges), where you can stay for a few days. At entrance to reserve are hummingbird feeders, to which flock day hundreds of se tiny birds, night bats and after sunset come gray foxes and raccoons, wood Olinga. In morning flock to eat fruits of trees – resplendent quetzal, black Craxi and or rare birds. At night you can see wood porcupines, cats, jaguarundi.
Manuel Antonio National Park – a minor national park, settled on Pacific seacoast. In 2011 he entered number of 12 bonniest internal greens, composed by Forbes. Park was founded in 1972 to carry on for next geneses. Scorn its little size of 16.2 sq kms it is among fairest and biologically various grades in Earth. Magic combining of rainforest, alien beaches and coral reefs each year attracts 150,000 visitors. Parkland is populated by diverse representatives of creature. It is family to 109 species of mammals, letting in potters, squirrels, iguanas, acedias. As well, 184 species of boos and a lot of reptilians, admitting megs of gripes that inhabit glide.